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Inspiring a bright future from the past

Posted March 6, 2015 by Story and photos by Gustavo Bahena

Fort Irwin celebrated African American/Black History Month with a ceremony here, Feb. 11. This year’s theme was “A Century of Black Life, History and Culture.” The commander of the Regimental Support Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment – Lt. Col. James Stephens – said the event commemorated the “culture and accomplishments of our African American citizens…

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Army to keep tinkering with company-level cyber integration at NTC next month

Posted June 17, 2016 by

The Army is once again using the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., as a proving ground for the integration of cyber capabilities into smaller units.

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(Photo by Casey Slusser, TASC/G3 Photographer)
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National Training Center Brings High Quality H2O

Posted November 4, 2016 by Story by Jason Miller

For Soldiers, Families and civilians living and working in the Mojave Desert, extreme temperatures and unforgiving winds is just a way of life. However, life would cease to exist in the desert, without the precious commodity of water. The National Training Center recently cut the ribbon on what is referred to be one of the…

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International partners train side-by-side

Posted February 3, 2017 by emmauribe

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Slouched into the driver seat of a damaged pick-up truck, an insurgent guerrilla fighter notionally takes his last breath after a barrage of gunfire, In front of the embassy at the city of Razish. This was the fourth attempt in 24 hours to rattle the Soldiers of Devil Coy, 5th Battalion…

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Employees of Fort Irwin experience the “Box Tour”

Posted June 2, 2017 by Story/Photo by Jo Garrison

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — Employees of Fort Irwin participated in the National Training Center (NTC) Box Tour to get a first-hand experience of how their efforts help support the mission here, April 28. Going out to where Soldiers train the force is part of the Civilian Acculturation Program to help civilians understand their role as…

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OTC tests latest Apache helicopter radar signal detecting set

Posted September 1, 2017 by Maj. Matthew Miskowski

Thirty of U.S. Army's finest accomplished the Follow-on Test (FOT) of the AN/APR-39D(V) Radar Signal Detecting Set at Inyokern, California, both increasing unit readiness and informing acquisition fielding decisions for the Army.

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Fort Irwin highlights safety before the holidays

Posted January 5, 2018 by By Codi Kozacek

FORT IRWIN, Calif. — The Fort Irwin Police are increasing patrols and setting up sobriety checkpoints this holiday season to ensure all Soldiers, Civilians and family members get home safely. The heightened vigilance coincides with National Drunk, Drugged Driving Prevention Month, declared by the U.S. President every December to raise awareness about the consequences of…

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Welcome new school staff

Posted August 7, 2015 by By Jeffrey Youskievicz, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services

Aubrey Zucco will be the new principal at Tiefort View Intermediate School beginning the 2015-16 school year. Mrs. Zucco has worked at Fort Irwin Middle school as a sixth and seventh grade teacher and an intervention teacher. She has been the dean of students at both Lewis Elementary and TVIS the past two years. Taryn…

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Why Denim Day?

Posted April 3, 2015 by By Maj. Robyn Boehringer, SHARP manager

On April 8 at 9 a.m., residents of Fort Irwin will walk through the community in support of the Third Annual Fort Irwin Denim Day. Many have asked about the meaning behind Denim Day. The history of Denim Day begins with a story and unfortunately this was a true story. In Rome in 1997, an…

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Photo by Jason Miller, Public Affairs Office
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MEDEVAC drill prepares crews for crises

Posted February 5, 2016 by By Jason Miller

United States Army Soldiers with C Company, 2916th Aviation Battalion, 916th Sustainment Brigade, initiated a downed aircraft MEDEVAC exercise along with firefighters from the Fort Irwin Fire Department just outside the training village of Razish, Jan. 13. Fort Irwin Air Traffic Controllers received a mayday transmission from a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter, carrying four crewmembers, just…

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